The number of certified organic acres in the country rose by more than 10 percent over the past two years.
A landowner or renter with owner consent, can donate their chemical-free lawn to Fleet Farming, which will then build a food-producing plot at least 500 square feet in size.
Programs across the country are trying to make it easier for new farmers to get started and put down roots. Here's why: There's only one farmer under 35 for every six over 65. By 2030, one-quarter of America's current farmers will retire.